articles of incorporation

Definition of "articles of incorporation"
  1. A key document that establishes a corporation. It includes the name, purpose, and incorporators of the corporation, as well as the type and amount of stock that can be issued. It may also highlight special characteristics like non-profit status. States regulate its approval, name use, stock issuance, and filing process, often with the Secretary of State
How to use "articles of incorporation" in a sentence
  1. An organization must file their articles of incorporation to formally establish their corporation.
  2. The articles of incorporation set the guidelines and governance for the corporation's operations.
  3. To formalize the status of a non-profit, the founders will submit their articles of incorporation.

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